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Ambivalent EmbraceJewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America

Rachel Kranson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635439
eISBN:
9781469635446
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635439.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This new cultural history of Jewish life and identity in the United States after World War II focuses on the process of upward mobility. Rachel Kranson challenges the common notion that most American ... More

American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

American Misfits and the Making of Middle-Class Respectability

Robert Wuthnow

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176864
eISBN:
9781400888092
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176864.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

How did Americans come to think of themselves as respectable members of the middle class? Was it just by earning a decent living? Or did it require something more? And if it did, what can we learn ... More

Authentically Black and Truly CatholicThe Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Authentically Black and Truly Catholic: The Rise of Black Catholicism in the Great Migration

Matthew J. Cressler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479841325
eISBN:
9781479815425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479841325.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Black Catholics are absent in most histories of U.S. Catholicism and African American religion. Drawn from a wide variety of sources, this book is a lived religious history of Black Catholics in ... More

An Avant-garde Theological GenerationThe Nouvelle Théologie and the French Crisis of Modernity

An Avant-garde Theological Generation: The Nouvelle Théologie and the French Crisis of Modernity

Jon Kirwan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198819226
eISBN:
9780191859830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198819226.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This book offers a clearer understanding of the nouvelle théologie, an influential French reform movement that flourished during the 1930s and 1940s, championed ressourcement, or, a ‘return to the ... More

Becoming a New SelfPractices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Becoming a New Self: Practices of Belief in Early Modern Catholicism

Moshe Sluhovsky

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226472850
eISBN:
9780226473048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226473048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Early Christian monastic spiritual practices of self-formation became increasingly popular in late medieval and early modern Catholicism. Now, for the first time in the history of Christian ... More

Blood for ThoughtThe Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

Blood for Thought: The Reinvention of Sacrifice in Early Rabbinic Literature

Mira Balberg

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295926
eISBN:
9780520968660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295926.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Blood for Thought delves into a relatively unexplored area of classical rabbinic literature: the vast corpus of laws, regulations, and instructions pertaining to sacrificial rituals. The book traces ... More

Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval EuropeA Ritual Interpretation

Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Nathan J. Ristuccia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book re-examines the alterations in Western European life that followed widespread conversion to Christianity—the phenomena traditionally termed “Christianization”; it re-centers scholarly ... More

Christina RossettiPoetry, Ecology, Faith

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith

Emma Mason

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198723691
eISBN:
9780191791086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723691.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, History of Christianity

Christina Rossetti: Poetry, Ecology, Faith suggests that the life and works of Christina Rossetti offer a commentary on the relationship between Christianity and ecology. It counters readings of her ... More

Classes of Ladies of Cloistered SpacesWriting Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Classes of Ladies of Cloistered Spaces: Writing Feminist History through Biography in Fin-de-siecle Eypt

Marilyn Booth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694860
eISBN:
9781474408639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694860.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This book history scrutinizes the production, advertising, contents, compilation and circulation – locally and globally – of an Arabic-language volume of biographies of world women, al-Durr ... More

A Communion of ShadowsReligion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

A Communion of Shadows: Religion and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Rachel McBride Lindsey

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633725
eISBN:
9781469633732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633725.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

When the revolutionary technology of photography erupted in American culture in 1839, it swiftly became, in the day’s parlance, a “mania.” This richly illustrated book positions vernacular ... More

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